Here are a few shows that will keep you entertained and uplift your festive spirits:
A romantic comedy, ‘Chupke Chupke’ is directed by Danish Nawaz, the show features Osman Khalid Butt, Ayeza Khan, Asma Abbas, Aymen Saleem among others. A fun, quirky story, the show follows the life of Nawab Sahab who has two wives - Naik Parwar and Naik Bakht. Nawab Sahab. Living in adjacent houses, the two are constantly at loggerheads and in the process involve their grandchildren. In a comedy of errors, two of the grandchildren end up marrying each other, ensuing into some hilarious situations between the two families.
‘Mi Raqsam’ revolves around two childhood sweethearts and star-crossed lovers, Zeeshan (Shahzad Sheikh) and Sadia (Ayeza Khan). They are separated when Sadia is married off to an old Maulvi. The drama focuses on love, relationships and stubborn attitude. It is a meandering tale, full of twists and turns that will leave you engrossed!
‘Kahi Unkahi’ revolves around the three main characters - Sherry (Sheheryar Munawar Siddiqui), Zoya (Ayeza Khan) and Anam (Urwa Hocane) and their families. Sherry and Anam, who are family friends, belong to the rich class whereas Zoya is Kamaal's (Sherry's father) driver's daughter. Being close to his mother Saira, who has a thinking that everyone should be treated equally, he befriends Zoya. Witnesss the twists and turns as fate takes a deep dive into their life.This drama portrays a mixture and contrast of emotions - love and hatred, arrogance and kindness, jealousy and content.
‘Dhoop Ki Deewar’
‘Dhoop Ki Deewar’ is a web series that premiered in 2021 on Zee5. The show is directed by Haseeb Hasan and produced by Motion Content Group and Hamdan Films. The series stars Ahad Raza Mir and Sajal Aly in lead roles, along with other talented actors like Samiya Mumtaz and Savera Nadeem. The story revolves around the relationship between Vishal, an Indian soldier, and Sara, a Pakistani doctor. The two meet online and strike up an unlikely friendship that turns into love. However, their relationship is tested when their respective countries engage in a border conflict. The show highlights the human cost of war and the impact it has on families and individuals on both sides of the border. The show has been praised for its strong performances, well-written script, and sensitive portrayal of a sensitive topic. ‘Dhoop Ki Deewar’ is a must-watch for anyone interested in thought-provoking and well-made drama series.
‘Ek Jhoothi Love Story’
Zindagi’s ‘Ek Jhoothi Love Story’, written by ‘Zindagi Gulzar Hai’ writer Umera Ahmed and directed by Mehreen Jabbar is a light hearted, fun, romantic and a relatable show featuring Pakistan’s heart-throb Bilal Abbas Khan opposite the beautiful Madiha Imam. The show takes us into the lives of Sohail and Salma, who aren’t fond of each other and assume fake identities on social media in order to find a perfect match. Fate decides to bring together these two mismatched individuals.